Title: Russian Translator (EN>ES)
Location: Glasgow (and surrounding) or London (Brentford or Central)
Role: Studio Based, 5 days per week
Hours: Monday - Friday circa (Apply online only)
Contract: Initial 3-Months Fixed-Term Contract
Salary: £20 - £22k pa (DOE)
Centric-Talent are delighted to be recruiting for experienced Russian Translators to work for our clients global Translation and LQA operations.
Purpose of Job
Our client is currently recruiting for a number of studio-based Russian Translators for their global Translation operation. We are looking for candidates with advanced language skills and in-depth cultural knowledge of Russian.
You will be responsible for the correct localisation of video game content and other associated text into Russian from English. You will work following product-specific guidelines to ensure the maximum linguist quality and adherence to all relevant conventions. You will be working as part of a team to produce high-quality translations, either translating yourself or reviewing documentation.
Duties and Key Responsibilities
General translation activities including, but not limited to:
Creating characterisation documents, glossaries, and style guides following pre-defined guidelines from the client.
Conduct translation and revision work following provided guidelines and instructions, including First Party terminology.
Conduct revision work following provided guidelines and instructions, including First Party terminology.
Ensuring that all work conducted meets the outlined deadlines and industry-standard productivity figures.
Providing linguistic feedback for work carried out externally.
Working as part of a larger team of Translators or revisers.RequirementsKnowledge, Experience, and Skills
Must have the Right to Work in the UK
Must be within travel distance and able to commute daily to and from either our Glasgow (G3) or London (TW8 and N7 9BN) studios.
Native-level fluency in Russian and English, particularly reading & writing.
Strong understanding of Russian culture.
Experience within the translation industry or working professionally as a Translator.
Excellent knowledge of business software applications (e.g., Microsoft Office, memoQ, Plunet).
Be proactive with clear and effective communication skills (verbal and written).
Good organisation and problem-solving skills and have a "can-do" attitude and positive thinking.
The ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines and stay focused.
Excellent accuracy, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
Sound research and translation judgment skills, and have self-motivation, adaptability, and professionalism.Qualifications
Translation or language-related BA studies or equivalent (advantageous).We will consider candidates who have ideally 2 years of professional working language expertise